gradireland Summer Fair: Seminars
11:30 to 12:00
How to write a good CV
Presented by: Angela Collins, WIT, Head of Careers
How can you make sure that your CV makes an impact and stands out from the crowd? Come along to our presentation for great hints, tips and practical advice.
12:15 to 12:45
Teaching in Ireland
Presented by: Tomás Ó Ruairc, Director of the Teaching Council, Elaine Daly, Careers Advisor DCU, Natasha Marron, Careers Advisor Maynooth University & Séamus Mac an Rí & Lyanne Stoddart, Postgraduate Applications Centre
Interested in a career in teaching and looking for further information? Our panel will give an overview of teaching in Ireland including the steps involved in becoming a teacher, the application process and what graduates will need to know to get their teaching career started!
13:00 to 13:30
Presented by: Tara Walsh, Development producer, Makematic
Networking can be awkward. But there are few things you can do, to make it so much easier. In this session you'll learn some surefire networking hacks to make your next networking experience not just good but great!
13:45 to 14:15
The secrets of a stand out graduate
Presented by: Conor Galvin, Winner of the gradireland National Student Challenge 2019, Kate Honan, Careers Advisor National College of Ireland and Ruanne Cowley, HR & Learning Partner Avolon
Come along to this panel discussion to hear from this year's gradireland National Student Challenge Winner - Conor Galvin! Get an insight into what both employers and careers advisors want from graduates in terms of skills.
14:30 to 15:00
Presented by: Adrian McCarthy, Manager For Purpose, Marie Skinner, HR Manager General Motors, Aldi & ION
In this session, find out what you need to do to impress your interviewers and land that job. Our panel will discuss the best ways to reduce nerves and focus on making a great first impression!